Gramvoussa - Balos

Tour info

16 hours
Group Size
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Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

Discover one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece on a fantastic cruise to the most western part of Crete. Stop at the island of Gramvoussa, where you can see hundreds of birds and plant species. Go to the lagoon at Balos and swim. Discover an extraordinary geological phenomenon Sail to the "Pirates' Island" of Gramvoussa Swim in the lagoon at Balos Disembark on the island of Gramvousa, with its Venetian castle. Also known as "Pirates' Island," Gramvousa used to be a hiding place for rebels. The broader area of Gramvousa forms one of the most significant hydro-biotopes of the eastern Mediterranean. Here, you can encounter over 100 bird and 400 plant species.Enjoy plenty of free time to swim at a gorgeous beach. Admire the wonderful colors and take a few photos of the famous shipwreck. Continue your cruise to the lagoon of Balos and discover one of the loveliest sites in Greece. Get a breathtaking view of the lagoon, before the return journey to the meeting point.

What’s included?

  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • Live English tour guide

  • Transportation by reliable boat • Experienced drivers

  • Entry/Admission - Gramvousa Fortress

  • Entry/Admission - Balos Lagoon

  • Boat ticket (€16 children 4 to 12 y.o. 8€ ) • Municipality fee (€1)

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 16h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

According to the proposals of the Greek Health Ministry we are following the rules! Hygiene is a priority and extra cleaning measures are available. At activities social distancing is maintained. All travelers are required to bring their own protective equipment and are prepared to use it

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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